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Launching Application in Linux

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hi experts,

I want to be able to run linux application from anywhere other than the directory which the program resides, for example I have installed xaudio in directory /applications/xaudio.......I want to be able to access xaudio execute file from other
directory as well, jux like putting a path statement in autoexec.bat in dos environment.

thanz in advance for any solution.

cklim

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by:Sieger
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are you running csh? if so, you can setup your path inside the .cshrc file.
Let me know what kinda shell you are running
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in $HOME/.cshrc
   set path = ($path /applications/xaudio)

in $HOME/.profile
   PATH=$PATH:/applications/xaudio
   export PATH
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by:cklim060797
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hi experts,

I don't how to find out what command shall i used to see what shell am i running.

thanz
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by:ahoffmann
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echo $SHELL
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